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*Depending on your version of Readiris 17 (PDF, Pro or Corporate), the features available will vary. You can check all the features available by versions on this page.

How to setup your scanner

Readiris 17 is compatible with most scanners on the market. The Twain specification allows direct compatibility.

Multi-format import

Readiris 17 lets you import many different formats, such as: PDF, JPEG, DOC, RTF, JPEG, PNG, PPT, etc.

Scan from your all-in-one copier

Readiris 17 lets you scan with your all-in-one copier.

Right-click to convert & export

Readiris 17 lets you convert and export your documents with a single right-click of your mouse. It's fast and easy!

More than 130 languages

Readiris 17 recognizes more than 130 languages. It uses proprietary dictionaries, making it incredibly accurate.

Automatic image correction and rotation

Readiris 17 lets you adjust and rotate documents that are tilted or upside down.


Readiris 17 provides the best conversion on the market of all your documents to Microsoft Word files.


Thanks to its user-friendly interface, Readiris 17 lets you convert all your documents to PDF format.


Do you want to convert your documents to audio files (Wav ou MP3)?
Readiris 17 is the solution for you.


With Readiris 17, convert your documents and books to EPUB format for easy reading on your e-reader.


Readiris 17 lets you extract the text from many documents.


Convert your PDF tables to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets thanks to Readiris 17.

Text correction

Readiris 17 lets you correct the text in a document before exporting it. It's a real time-saver!

Reorganizing a document

The power of Readiris 17 lets you reorganize your documents very fast.

Editing in a text editor (Word, Notepad, etc.)

Because Readiris 17 exports to Word, Notepad, Page, Writer, etc., your documents are editable quickly and easily.

Text embedded in image

Been dreaming of being able to modify a text embedded in an image? Readiris 17 will make that dream come true.

Text annotation

Thanks to Readiris 17, you can add comments and annotations to your PDF documents.

Audio annotation

One of the many PDF features of Readiris 17 is the ability to save audio commentary in your PDF documents.

Edit a PDF

Need to update the text of a PDF file? Thanks to Readiris 17, you can modify your document in a few seconds.

Compress a PDF

Reduce the size of your PDF files in a few clicks. Up to 50 times more compact, thanks to IRIS iHQC technology.

Protect and sign a PDF

Password-protect your PDF files and sign your PDF documents electronically.

Split and merge a PDF

Merge and combine PDF files and put them in the order you want. It's very fast and easy! Select the page range, separate a page, or convert each page of the document into an independent PDF file.

Annotate a PDF (highlighting, underlining, strikethrough)

You can highlight, underline, or strike through text in a PDF with Readiris 17

Watermark on PDF

Why put a watermark in your PDF files?
You can apply a "Confidential" watermark to pages containing sensitive information, for example.


Thanks to Readiris Corporate 17, use PDF/A format for the storage and long-term archiving of your electronic documents.

Higher compression

Readiris Corporate 17 lets you achieve unrivaled compression levels.

Batch conversion of files

This incredible feature of Readiris Corporate 17 lets you convert different documents in specific folders.

Watched folders

Thanks to the watched folders feature of Readiris Corporate 17, when you place a file to be converted in a selected folder, it is automatically converted and exported.

Several languages on the same page

Readiris Corporate 17 can recognize up to five languages in a single document.

Export to SharePoint/Therefore/FTP

Readiris Corporate 17 can export to Therefore, FTP & Sharepoint.


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